2021 Daily Holidays that fall on October 22, include:
CAPS Lock Day - (also on June 28)
Clean Up the Earth Day
Eat a Pretzel Day
International Stuttering Awareness Day
Kof Awareness Day
National Color Day
National Knee Day
National Make a Dogs Day
National Nut Day
National Pharmacy Buyer Day - October 22, 2021 (Friday of the Third Full Week in October)
Smart is Cool Day
2021 Weekly Holidays that include October 22, are:
Bullying Bystanders Unite Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week of October)
Cricket World Cup - October 1 - November 14, 2021
Food & Drug Interactions and Awareness Week - October 17-24
Freedom From Bullies Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week in October)
Freedom of Speech Week - October 18-24, 2021 (Third Week in October)
International Credit Union Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Week of International Credit Union Day)
International Dyslexia Association Reading Week - October 20-23, 2021
International Infection Prevention Week - October 18-24, 2021
Mediation Week - October 18-24, 2021 (Third Week in October)
Medical Assistants Recognition Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week in October)
National Business Women's Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week of October)
National Character Counts Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week of October)
National Chemistry Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week of October)
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week - October 17-23, 2021
National Forest Products Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Week that starts on the Third Sunday in October)
National Friends of Libraries Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week of October)
National Health Education Week - October 18-22, 2021 (Third M-F week of October)
National Healthcare Quality Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week of October)
National Medical Assistants Recognition Week - October 17-23, 2021
National Nuclear Science Week - October 18-22, 2021
National Pharmacy Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week in October)
National Save For Retirement Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week of October)
National School Bus Safety Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week of October)
National Teen Driver Safety Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week in October)
National Wolf Awareness Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Week of October from Sunday - Saturday)
Nuclear Science Week - October 18-22, 2021 (Third M-F Week in October)
Rabi '-al-Awwal - October 7, 2021 - November 5, 2021
Rodent Awareness Week - October 17-23, 2021
Spiritual Care Week - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Full Week in October)
Winter Weather Preparedness Week - October 20 - November 9 (Dates Vary by State)
YWCA Week Without Violence - October 17-23, 2021 (Third Week in October)
2021 Monthly Holidays that include October 22, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our October Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of October.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events (Date Order)
World Series - October 19-27, 2021 - A series of baseball games between the winning teams of the American League and the National League to decide the championship of the major leagues.
The Astrological Sign for October 22 is Libra which spans from September 23 to October 23.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of October is:
Marigold is a Mediterranean native plant and has been prized for both its beauty and versatility. They come in a range of colors including white, gold, and yellow; however, probably the most popular is bright orange.
This year, I used several flats of marigolds around all my vegetables that I was growing. I also re-potted a bunch of hanging baskets with succulents and put some yellow marigolds in each one for some color.
The Birthstone(s) for October are :
Opal gemstones are truly unique, because each individual gem is adorned with a one-of-a-kind color combination.
Tourmaline is a favorite gemstone for many because it's available in a rainbow of beautiful colors.
1938 - Christopher Lloyd, American actor, comedian, and producer (Back to the Future)
1942 - Annette Funicello, American actress and singer (Mickey Mouse Club) (d. 2013)
1948 - Debbie Macomber, American author
1985 - Zac Hanson, American singer and songwriter (Hanson Brothers)
1989 - Jacob Wetterling, American kidnapping victim (b. 1978)
2017 - Paul Weitz, American astronaut (b. 1932)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1967 - Morgan Freeman - Actor, Director, and Narrator (Driving Miss Daisy, Unforgiven, The Shawshank Redemption, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Dark Night Trilogy) married Jeanette Adair Bradshaw
“Saving one dog will not change the world, but surely for that one dog, the world will change forever.” - Karen Devison.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Food guidelines give a structure that will allow you to choose healthy diet habits. Many people eat whatever they want, whenever they want it, and wonder why they have difficulty with weight control! Adopting food guidelines with great meal planning will allow you to eat for health, and see where your problem areas might be.
Whatever your eating preferences may be, there are healthy food guidelines for you to follow. Following them is a healthy diet habit and a Lifestyle Solution that everyone should develop for weight management!
Find out more about Food Guidelines and the current ones that are used from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1633 - The Mind dynasty defeats the Dutch East India Company
1707 - Four British naval vessels run aground on the Isles of Scilly due to faulty navigation
1746 - The College of New Jersey receives its charter. It is later renamed Princeton University
1784 - Russia founds a colony of settlers on Kodiak Island in Alaska
1797 - The first recorded parachute jump is made by Andre-Jacques Garnerin from 3,200 feet above Paris
1836 - Sam Houston is inaugurated as the first President of the Republic of Texas
1859 - Spain declares war on Morocco
1877 - The Blantyre mining disaster in Scotland kills 207 miners
1884 - The Royal Observatory in Greenwich is designated as the world's prime meridian at the International Meridian Conference
1907 - The Panic of 1907 is started by a run on the stock of the Knickerbocker Trust Company
1934 - Bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by FBI agents in East Liverpool, Ohio
1975 - Venera 9, the Soviet unmanned space mission lands on Venus
1976 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) bans Red Dye No. 4 after it is discovered to cause tumors in the bladders of dogs
2005 - Bellview Airlines Flight 210 crashes in Nigeria resulting in the death of all 117 people on board
This Day in Music
1883 - The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City opens for the first time with a performance of Gounod's Faust
1976 - Night Moves is released by Bob Seger
1988 - A Groovy Kind of Love by Phil Collins hits #1 in America as a cover of a song from 1966 (video below)
2012 - Red is the fourth album released by Taylor Swift with the first single We are Never Ever Getting Back Together hits #1
2012 - Garth Brooks is inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
This Day in Sports
1966 - Bobby Orr scores his first ice hockey career goal
1967 - Joe DiMaggio is hired as the executive VP of the Oakland A's
1976 - Rick Barry begins his longest NBA free throw streak of 60
1997 - The coldest World Series game happens between the Marlins vs. Cleveland when the weather hits 38 degrees
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (informal) Something consisting of two or more components combined together 2. (art, slang) An artistic work that consists primarily of parts borrowed from other works, or features a mixture of genres 3. (chiefly computing, slang) A derivative work consisting of two or more pieces of (generally digital) media joined together, such as a video clip with a different soundtrack applied for humorous effect, or a map overlaid with user-supplied data 4. (Internet) A Web application that combines data and/or functionality from more than one source 5. (music, slang) A remix created by combining two or more songs from different artists into one piece of music
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